Whether you’re counting down to Friday March 1st or febfasting until the early Easter break, you're going to need a little hand holding and some gentle reminders about the power of the potent stuff. Here's my Top 10 remedies and restorations 1. Beet top, lemon and ginger tea - to cleanse blood and liver, soothe nausea Recipe 2. Lick an Umeboshi plum - to balance "out there" feelings from toxins. A Macrobiotic remedy that suggests having salty or contractive taste to balance the sugar from … [Read more...] about From Wagon to Flagon – Farewell Febfast
From your feet to heart Mel and Jess will show you just where to start when it comes to body brushing. Imagine how good you're gonna feel with a little bit of self love and a whole lotta massage to minimise cellulite, promote circulation and stimulate the lymph nodes to clear and eliminate debris. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=rJJo2N2GR1E The great Elson M. Haas M.D.founder and director of the Preventive Medical Center of Marin reckons that dry brushing the … [Read more...] about The Brush Off
A few days ago the dentist and I went jaw to jaw about my toothache. The good news? There isn't any. The bad news? My tooth had died. Two words hung over the basin as I swished that coloured (eek) stuff they give you - Root Canal. Now, I was at the holistic dentist near Byron Bay and felt I was in very good hands yet the two options of a) yank the old molar out ('cos that'll look mighty flash won't it?!) or b) root canal did not sit well. Now Paul Pitchford - my man on the ground when it … [Read more...] about Pull the Other One
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So my great mate Jess aka The Wellness Warrior and co-host at Healthtalks TV asked me, well a few poignant and heavy questions the other day. One is so hardcore I had to share it with you and I'm sure she won't mind me re-posting them. You can read more of the "WHY" as I just published my first book which you can buy here. Foodie Friday: Samantha Gowing by The Wellness Warrior Today’s Foodie Friday is someone I love, admire and have so much respect for. Sam Gowing is a therapeutic chef, an … [Read more...] about Why I am a Wellness Warrior?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQ7-kld0Z6w A few weeks ago we aired the first probiotic segment Love Your Guts which catapulted up the YouTube charts faster than you can acidophilus. Well this week we bring you more gore from the Trupp Cooking School - and a little bit of Walter Wizardry too - check him out below conjuring up the magic! Now Walter Trupp and I go back a long way. He was once the Head Chef at the Melbourne fine diner Langtons - which is now Cecconis Cantina - and then … [Read more...] about Coming Up Trupps
It's been said that we're a bunch of clowns at HealthTALKS TV, so here's our first cartoon strip! Today's post will focus on Morning Routines. Apart from all our tips, Mel was eager to show us how to make a Green Smoothie, a part of her routine - and wow was it good? So good, she surprised us all! Here's a green smoothie that'll make you shinier than Kermit's collar - grab the recipe here. It's easy being green. [tentblogger-youtube YnWRr3iclaM] … [Read more...] about Smooth Operator
A funny thing happened on the way to the market to make this smoothie for today's Healthtalks TV epsidsode.... Ok, so it's not that funny. In fact, it was quite frightening. I'd just had a cuppa with my buddy Carram, Byron Bay's best Personal Trainer, then popped into the Green Garage - a cavernous gourmet joint just up the street from Bitter Sweet Sour's HQ - to pick up a coconut for this green smoothie recipe. Just me and my hot red Avanti treadly (that’s Australian for bicycle for you … [Read more...] about The Accidental Smoothie – Healthtalks TV
Stoked to be back on air with the new series of Healthtalks for 2013. You're going to love what we have in store for you! So here's the first clip and you can click here for the recipe http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBOz9nvsL8E It's been nearly five months since we first launched this healthtalks Facebook Page and starting as we did, its been a fabulous way to introduce our ideas and pilot segments, as well as gather together an ever growing group of health and wellness … [Read more...] about Bringing healthtalks Back!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXgY23a8KDE Here's our final segment for 2012 and what a hoot it is! We had a cracker of a time shooting season two of HeathtalksTV in Melbourne this month. Graciously hosted by organically minded friends (whom I have known since my Collingwood days) Walter and Dorota Trupp from Trupp Cooking School who let us use their fab kitchen located near the Prahran Market in Melbourne. HT Totes Amazeballs Deluxe These luxurious superfood balls will have you … [Read more...] about Healthtalks Totes Amazeballs
At Healthtalks TV we dish you up the naked truth on all things raw, skinny, good fats and bad. It's the only online TV show where you'll get the ins and outs on all that's well and truly. Checkout the final episode for our pilot season - it's an absolute cracker! [tentblogger-youtube wE3cbo5y9uo] … [Read more...] about What the experts really eat – Healthtalks
These little beauties are the ultimate bliss ball packed full of superfoods, most of which come from our friends at Maretai. I love this company because they work in close relationship with local farmers and producers in Mexico, so they're are able to supply wild crafted products at a competitive price while supporting the sustainable growth of farming communities. I hope you love these as much as I do. Byron Bay Bliss Balls ¾ cup cacao ¾ cup sunflower seeds ¾ cup pepitas ¾ cup goji … [Read more...] about Byron Bay Superfood Bliss Balls
In this week's episode of Healthtalks TV Nat serves up the sunny side of fertility. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02RR4bsTJqY Fertility certainly isn't just about the babies. Fertility is the ability to conceive. I like you to think of it as an extension of your health. It sums up overall wellness, because if you are fertile, you can be your bottom dollar your body systems are doing an ok job of things. So before you back up the buggy, you might want to take a look see as to how you … [Read more...] about Healthtalks TV Episode 4